OVs in Thailand celebrate traditional Lunar New Year Society

OVs in Thailand celebrate traditional Lunar New Year

Overseas Vietnamese (OVs) in Thailand gathered at a programme hosted by the Vietnamese Consulate General in Khon Kaen province on January 29 to celebrate the traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) festival – the longest and biggest traditional holiday of Vietnam.
Support activities for Vietnamese workers in the RoK implemented Society

Support activities for Vietnamese workers in the RoK implemented

A working delegation of the Vietnam Centre for Overseas Labour (Colab) had a meeting on January 29 with representatives from the Counseling Centre for Foreign Workers of the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s Ansan city to promote the implementation of support activities for Vietnamese labourers in the RoK.
Overseas Vietnamese in France, Germany celebrate Tet Society

Overseas Vietnamese in France, Germany celebrate Tet

Overseas Vietnamese in France and Germany have celebrated the Lunar New Year festival (Tet) – the longest and biggest traditional event back in their home country – with a series of enticing cultural and musical activities.
Paris peace accords brings spring of freedom to nation: former Deputy PM Society

Paris peace accords brings spring of freedom to nation: former Deputy PM

The signing of the Paris Agreement on Ending the War and Restoring Peace in Vietnam on January 27, 1973, had brought a special spring to the northern region, when for the first time in the resistance war there was no air-raid siren and no evacuation, former Deputy Prime Minister Vu Khoan told Vietnam News Agency during a recent interview on the occasion of the agreement's 50th signing anniversary.
Traffic accidents fall during Tet holiday Society

Traffic accidents fall during Tet holiday

As many as 152 traffic accidents occurred in the country during the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday, from January 20 to January 26, a year-on-year decrease of 12 cases, according to the Ministry of Transport.
Urban flooding needs concerted solutions Society

Urban flooding needs concerted solutions

Alongside urbanisation, flooding in cities of Vietnam, a country highly vulnerable to climate change, is getting complicated and needs concerted solutions, according to experts.
Prime Minister launches New Year tree planting festival Society

Prime Minister launches New Year tree planting festival

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh offered incense to President Ho Chi Minh and launched the annual New Year tree planting festival at K9-Da Chong relic site, Hanoi’s outlying district of Ba Vi, on January 27, the sixth day of the Year of the Cat.
People return in droves to HCM City after Tet Society

People return in droves to HCM City after Tet

The last day of the week-long Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday from January 20-26 saw people return to HCM City in droves, with all local bus and train stations filled with crowds, and Tan Son Nhat International Airport serving 913 flights and 144,871 passengers, a record daily number since the beginning of the holiday.